Curriculum Vitae

WERNER ZELLIEN was born 19/02/1952 in Büren, Westfalen, West Germany. He has lived in the Republic of Ireland and West Berlin. Since 2003 he is living in Oslo, Norway.

Education & Studies

  • Studied Polyfocal drawing at Hochschule der Künste Berlin
  • Apprenticeship as a photographer at Marschner Advertisement Studio, Bielefeld, West Germany

Exhibitions

  • Museumsberg Flensburg
  • Galerie Achshav. Now Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
  • Industrie und Handelskammer Lüneburg
  • Kunstamt Thübingen
  • Holstein Haus, Schwerin, Germany
  • Edvard Munch Haus, Warnemünde, Germany
  • Villa Wannsee, Berlin, Germany
  • Groupshow: Martin Gropius Bau Berlin, Arkitektur, Denkmal BHF, Wannsee, Germany
  • Internationaler Architekturideen Wettbewerb, "Mythos Berlin"
  • Drammens Kunstmuseum, Norway
  • Bergen Kunstmuseum (KODE), Norway
  • Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway
  • Holocaust Senteret, Oslo, Norway
  • Goethe Institut, Oslo, Norway
  • Substation Margate, UK (May-June 2011)
  • Cliftonville Now, Platform 7, UK, Co. Kent (September 2011)
  • TRAFO, Asker, Norway (November-December 2011)
  • Holocaust Center, Oslo, Norway (January-May 2012)

Collections

  • Art Museum Flensburg, Germany
  • Drammens Kunstmuseum, Norway
  • Bergen Kunstmuseum (KODE), Norway
  • Statkraft, Energy Company, Norway
  • Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo, Norway
  • Various private collectors in Europe

Publications

  • Zeitlos, Harld Szeemann
  • Ileana Sonnabend Collection, Christos Joachimides
  • Berlinart, Kinaston MacShine, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
  • OH, Jenny Holzer, Neue National Galerie, Berlin, Germany
  • Metropolis, Christos Joachimides & Norman Rosenthal
  • Artscape Nordland, Maaretta Jaukkuri, Norway
  • Anselm Kiefer, Neue National Galerie, Berlin, Germany
  • Sakprosa i skolen, Fagbokforlaget, Norway
  • The Wannsee Conference & The Final Solution, Mark Roseman, The Folio Society, London, UK

Books

  • Villa Wannsee — Melancholy Grandeur
  • Journalen
  • Kurze Geschichten

Other Experience

  • Planning and Construction supervision for the International Building Exhibition (IBA) at Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (1984)

Grants

  • British Arts Council
  • NBK Grant

Prizes

  • 1st Prize - International Architectural Idea Competition, "Mythos Berlin" (1988)

Organizations

  • Member of Society of Fine Art Photographers and Fine Art, Norway